Schedule of Events



NISEC Expo and Conference 2016 programme of events is tailored to reflect and give insight to current security challenges and threats to national peace and security.

Our team of experts have carefully selected topics that are intended to enhance the security manager's capacity to gain new skills and knowledge in the fight against terrorism, kidnapping, insurgency and organised crime and mitigate conventional and unconventional security risks and threats.

NISEC 2016 proposed programme of events topics are subject to change without prior notice as we shall continue to redefine the process and needs.

TUESDAY, 25th OCTOBER, 2016 (DAY 1 CONFERENCE)
8:00-9:00 Accreditation
9:00-9:05 WELCOME MESSAGE:
Cmrd. Frank Ohwofa Chief Organizer,
NISEC Expo & Conference
9:05-9:15 GOOD WILL MESSAGE BY GUEST OF HONOUR: His Excellency, Alh. Muhammad Musa Bello Hon. Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT
9:15-9:25 OPENING REMARKS Speaker: HIS Excellency, Amb. Grzegorz Walinski (Fmr. Polish Ambassador to Nigeria) NISEC EXPO for Institutional Capacity Building and Security Awareness Campaign
9:25-10:00 KEYNOTE ADDRESS Speaker: The National Security Adviser (NSA) National Security and Citizenry Participation ‐ The Role of the Citizenry
10:00-10:50 21st Century UAV`s/UAS systems for national security;
  • Critical national infrastructure security/protection (Oil & Gas, Telecoms and Power)
  • Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (ISR)
  • Counter‐intelligence

  • Speaker: Lt. Gen. Peter Kind (Rtd.) US ‐ Army
    10:50-11:20 NETWORKING /COFFEE BREAK/ EXHIBITION VISIT
    11:20-12:10 Infrastructure Security and Durability
  • What are the public-private partnerships that can help secure and keep FDI safe?
  • What are the best ways to make sure that new investments are safe? [Safe from whom?]
  • What are the conditions that lead to instability and insecurity for infrastructure and other important assets?
  • How should governments and private actors best work with local populations to get them to participate and coordinate with national objectives?
  • Where do the risks of stealing and diverting lie within the system? Who steals and why?
  • Speaker: Dr. John Stevenson
    Principal Research Scientist, NSI, Inc.

    12:10-01:40 PLENARY SESSION
    Critical National Assets Security and Protection: The Panelist will discuss asymmetric threat reality to the security And protection of national assets and infrastructures, The panelist will examine methods used by other nations to overcome vandalization and the destruction of critical national assets and Come up with strategies that will aid security agencies to better secure critical national assets such as; Power, Oil & Gas, Telecommunication and Water Infrastructure etc. Thus, the panelist shall:-
  • Review Critical Asset Protection Polices
  • Identify New Technologies
  • Recommend Strategies etc.
  • Panelist:
    Col. Albert Short (Rtd.)‐ US Army
    Lead Discussant
    Lt. Gen. Chikadibia Isaac Obiakor (Rtd.) ‐ Nigerian Army
    Lt. Gen. Peter Kind (Rtd.)‐ US Army
    Mr. David Mirza, Founder/CEO ‐ ISA
    Barr. Solomon Esq. ‐ Policy Review
    01:40-03:00 EXHIBITION TOUR/LUNCH
    03:00-03:40 The Growing Importance of UAV’s/UAS Use in Homeland Security & Defence

    Speaker: Cmdre. Sudhir Kumar (rtd.), Indian Navy
    03:40-04:30 An Efficient, Mobile 21st Century Land Forces‐The Challenges and Way Forward for Africa’s Military
    Speaker: Lt. Gen. Chikadibia Isaac Obiakor (Rtd.)‐Nigerian Army
    04:30-05:10 Mitigating Terrorism and Overcoming Violent Crime Encounters-The Israeli Concept
    Speaker: Mr. David Mirza Founder/CEO, International Security Academy, ISA
    05:10-05:40 Business Networking: Manufacturers and Vendors meet with heads of delegations to explore areas of operational equipment needs of the military
    05:40-06:00 Meet the Press
    CONFERENCE DAY ONE CLOSES

     



    WEDNESDAY 26th OCTOBER, 2016 (CONFERENCE DAY 2)
    8:00-9:00 Exhibition Opens and Conference Registration
    9:00-9:10OPENING REMARKS Africa‐A Common Military Front
    9:10-9:20 GOODWILL MESSAGE Cmrd. Frank Ohwofa Chief Organizer, NISEC Expo & Conference
    09:20-10:00 NETWORKING/ COFFEE BREAK/EXHIBITION TOUR
    10:00-10:50 Strategies for improving Intelligence and Counter-Intelligence Capabilities:- Case study‐Nigeria
    Speaker: Tanwa Ashiru Founder/CEO, Bulwark Intelligence Services Ltd
    10:50-11:40 Developing high level regional military cooperation for regional stability and national security
  • The challenges and prospects of multi-national forces
  • Join military operations for regional stability
  • The way forward for African defence forces
  • Building trust amongst Africa’s defence forces for seamless intelligence sharing

  • SPEAKER: Col. Albert V. Short (Rtd.)‐US Army Managing Partner, Global Resources Network, LLC
    11:40-12:25 Overcoming Terrorism and Asymmetric Threats‐Nigeria Land Forces Modernisation: The Challenges and Way Forward for the Military
    Speaker: Lt. Gen. Chikadibia I. Obiakor
    12:25‐01:10 National Economic Security
    The main aspect of this theme is how asset and infrastructure tie into Nigeria’s economy as whole. Here the specific themes relate to impact on:
  • Taxes and government revenue
  • Corruption and crime
  • Division of revenue among the States and the Federal Government
  • The effects on social stability and job security of falling oil prices
  • Preventing smuggling of Nigeria’s resources
  • Accountability between corporations and government with the people

  • Speaker: Dr. John Stevenson Principal Research Scientist, NSI‐USA
    01:10‐02:00 LUNCH/NETWORKING/EXHIBITION TOUR
    02:00‐02:50 Religious extremism and radicalization

  • What are the early warning signs?
  • Identifying the enemy within
  • What to consider in De-radicalization processes
  • Speaker: Lt. Gen. Peter Kind (Rtd.), US‐Army
    02:50‐03:30The Biggest Five Challenges the Homeland Security Confronts on the Global Stage?
    Speaker Cmdre. Sudhir Kumar (Rtd.)‐Indian Navy
    03:30‐04:30 Cyber Terrorism‐The dooms Day Tool
  • Securing government datas
  • Securing public utilities
  • Securing the cyber space
  • Preventing identity theft
  • Proprietary theft
  • Government Policies etc.

  • PANELIST:
    Lt. Gen. Peter Kind (Rtd.)-US Army Lead Discussant
    Tanwa Ashiru (Rtd.)-US Airforce Barr.
    Solomon Esq-Policy Review
    Col. Albert Short (Rtd.)-US Army Cmdre.
    Sudhir Kumar (rtd.)-Indian Navy
    04:30‐05:00 The Coastal Security Challenges for Nigeria and Terrorism Solutions

    Speaker: Cmdre. Sudhir Kumar (rtd.)
    05:00-05:30 Mitigating terrorism and insurgency through citizenry involvement

    Speaker: Mr. David Mirza Founder/CEO,
    International Security Academy, ISA
    05:30-05:30 Business Networking: Manufacturers and Vendors meet with heads of delegations to explore areas of operational need equipment needs
    End of Conference Day Two


    THURSDAY 27th OCTOBER, 2016 (CONFERENCE DAY 3)
    08:00-09:00 Exhibition Opens and Conference Accreditation
    09:00-09:10 OPENING REMARKS
    Africa Security and Globalization
    Speaker: HIS Excellency, Amb.
    Grzegorz Walinski (Fmr. Polish Ambassador to Nigeria)
    09:10-09:15 GOODWILL MESSAGE
    AIG. Bashir Albasu (Rtd.), Katukan Kano
    09:15-10:00 Personal Security

    What can governments and corporations do to keep their personnel safe? ·
    How does social instability and unrest around these issues threaten personal security for some?

    Speaker: Dr. John Stevenson Principal Research Scientist,
    NSI-USA
    10:00-10:40 Airports Security challenges of protecting airport and railway stations soft targets and task ahead

    Speaker: Cmdre. Sudhir Kumar (Rtd.) Indian Navy
    10:40-11:20 COFFEE BREAK/EXHIBITION TOUR
    11:20-12:00 The importance of qualified security management in the civil security industry and governmental sectors as leaders of the struggle against the "evil"
    Speaker: Mr. David Mirza Founder/CEO, ISA
    12:00‐12:50 Economic Security
  • Developing Africa’s defence and security industry potentials in a globalized world for economic and national stability
  • How can Africa, indeed Nigeria benefit from the global industry trade with estimated value running into trillions of USD
  • 12:50‐01:20 Securing Nigeria Economic Growth for National Peace and Development–What is the Role of NIPC?
    Speaker: Mrs. Uju Aisha Hassan Baba Executive Sectary,
    Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC)
    01:20‐02:00 Understanding terrorism and counter-terrorism measures:
  • Defining terrorism and its motives
  • Recruitment mediums and terror propagandas
  • Identifying a radicalised individual that is a potential security threat
  • What can government do to regulate social media forums to protect the citizenry from terrorist propagandas

  • Speaker: Lt. Gen. Peter Kind (Rtd.), US-Army
    02:00‐02:30 Smart City Policing and Citizen Participation, the Challenges, Way Forward and Prospects for safe cities
    Speaker: Mr. Ibrahim Kpotun Idris
    Inspector General of Police
    02:30‐03:00 LUNCH, NETWORKING AND EXHIBITION TOUR
    PLENARY SESSION
    03:00‐04:00 Developing UAV`s/UAS Capacity for National Security – the session will explore and bring to the fore the limitless possibilities of UAV’s/UAS programs for armed forces and security agencies in terms of reliable Intelligence and Counter-Intelligence gathering, real time mission planning, surveillance and monitoring of targets of concern to the state, and protection of critical national assets.

    Panelist: Lt. Gen. Peter Kind (Rtd.), US Army
    Lead Discussant Air Vice Marshal Ben Chiobi, Nigerian Air Force
    Tanwa Ashiru, Bulwark Intelligence Services Ltd.
    Col. Albert Short (Rtd.), US Army Cmdre.
    Sudhir Kumar (rtd.), Indian Navy
    04:00‐04:40 Developing Nigeria UAV`s/UAS Capacity for Economic Value - What is the way Forward for the Nigerian Air Force?

    Speaker: AVM Ben Chiobi, Nigerian Air Force
    04:50‐05:30
    05:30‐7:00 GROUP PHOTOGRAPH AND END OF CONFERENCE
    07:30‐11:30 GALA DIINERAWARDS / CLOSING CEREMONY

    Please Note: The proposed programme of events is for guide only, the organizer shall effect changes without prior notice as more speakers and paper presenters are still being confirmed.

    Watch out for NISEC 2016 complete programme of events.